Southport is in the local government area of 'Litchfield'. The 'Litchfield' local government area is classified as a 'Shire'.
The Litchfield local government area includes around 15 cities, towns, villages and localities including McMinns Lagoon (pop. around 5,200), Howard Springs (pop. around 3,400), Noonamah, Middle Point, Window On The Wetlands, Middle Point Village, Lamugatgiji, Coastal Plains Research Station, Cockatoo Island, Coolalinga, Darwin River, Knuckey Lagoons, Southport, Tumbling Waters and Wild Horse Plain.
A local government area (abbreviated as 'LGA') is an area controlled by a local government. Local government areas can provide a useful way to group statistical information.
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